Celebrating Diverse Voices Town Hall Series

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The Detroit Regional Chamber is introducing a new town hall series that highlights a historical retrospective of diverse leaders in the region and to celebrate current business leaders throughout our community. Each 30-minute moderated discussion will share insights and work underway to achieve racial justice and greater equity. Stay tuned for more discussions this month and beyond. If you would like to suggest a speaker for the Black Leaders Town Hall Series, contact us here.


Coming Up Next:

Wednesday, April 21 at 1 p.m.

Alexis Wiley, founder and principal of Moment Strategies, and Sommer Woods, owner and chief architect of Solution Architects and partner at Woods Watts Effect, are entrepreneurs with backgrounds in news media, government, and corporate and community relations. Join this discussion to hear how they found their unique career paths, lessons learned in leadership, and the people and projects that have left a lasting impression. Learn their perspective on taking risks and remaining motivated.

Wiley and Woods will participate in a discussion with Tammy Carnrike, chief operating officer at the Detroit Regional Chamber. Participants can submit questions during the discussion.


Wednesday, April 28 at 1 p.m.

Antoine Garibaldi, president of University of Detroit Mercy, will discuss how creating equitable access to higher education opportunities can impact communities. He will share how Detroit Mercy’s tuition reset is allowing more Detroit students to attend the University and how a partnership with Live 6 Alliance is helping the university’s McNichols Campus connect with the surrounding neighborhood.

Dr. Garibaldi will participate in a one-on-one discussion with Tammy Carnrike, chief operating officer at the Detroit Regional Chamber. Participants can submit questions during the discussion.


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